Vol. 45 No. 20 · 19 October 2023

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Vol. 45 No. 20 · 19 October 2023

Adam Shatz

Travels in the Americas: Notes and Impressions of a New World by Albert Camus, edited by Alice Kaplan, translated by Ryan Bloom. Chicago, 152 pp., £16.99, March, 978 0 226 69495 5


John Turner, Finn Toner, Margo Miller, Ben van der Merwe, Jordan Walters, Nigel S. Price, Peter Marks, Ariane Bankes, David Carpenter, Thomas Jones

Adam Thirlwell

Bruno Schulz: An Artist, a Murder and the Hijacking of History by Benjamin Balint. Norton, 307 pp., £23.99, April 2023, 978 0 393 86657 5

Tom Stevenson

On Nagorno-Karabakh

Kasia Boddy

Democracy’s Data: The Hidden Stories in the US Census by Dan Bouk. Picador, 362 pp., $20, August, 978 1 250 87217 3

Stefan Collini

Where to Draw the Line

Michael Wood

At the Movies: Celine Song’s ‘Past Lives’

Daisy Hay

The Dictionary People: The Unsung Heroes who Created the Oxford English Dictionary by Sarah Ogilvie. Chatto, 384 pp., £22, September, 978 1 78474 493 9

Eleanor Nairne

At the Met: On Cecily Brown

Tom Crewe

Dream-Child: A Life of Charles Lamb by Eric G. Wilson. Yale, 521 pp., £25, January 2022, 978 0 300 23080 2

Tom Johnson

Alle Thyng Hath Tyme: Time and Medieval Life by Gillian Adler and Paul Strohm. Reaktion, 247 pp., £20, March, 978 1 78914 679 0

Karin Goodwin

Short Cuts: Vancouver’s Opioid Crisis

David Thomson

Bogie and Bacall: The Surprising True Story of Hollywood’s Greatest Love Affair by William J. Mann. HarperCollins, 634 pp., £35, August, 978 0 06 302639 1

Seán Hewitt

Two Poems

Richard J. Evans

The Pope at War: The Secret History of Pius XII, Mussolini and Hitler by David I. Kertzer. Oxford, 621 pp., £25, November 2022, 978 0 19 289073 3

Adéwálé Májà-Pearce

After the Old Order

Thomas Jones

The Secret Hours by Mick Herron. Baskerville, 393 pp., £22, September, 978 1 3998 0053 2

Naoise Dolan

Big Swiss by Jen Beagin. Faber, 325 pp., £16.99, May, 978 0 571 37855 5

Darcie Fontaine

Diary: Florida under DeSantis

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